Getting a Gmail Account

Setting up a Gmail Account

To use Gmail as your email portal, you first need an account.  This is a free and easy process that takes just a few minutes.  You only need to do this setup once.

First, go to Google's mail site at .  Click the "Sign Up for Gmail" link.


Fill out the form page that follows.  You can choose any name you like for this gmail account - but you should make it something easy to remember since this will be your login for gmail.  Note:  The secondary email address asked for is optional.  


For security, edit your passwrod until it reads "strong" next to the password field.


Now you can login to Gmail.